Pharmacology & Clinical Pharmacy

About Pharmacology & Clinical Pharmacy


Welcome to the Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy, one of the most energetic departments at the College of Medicine and Health Sciences. The Department is committed to play a significant role in attaining the mission of the College of Medicine and Health Sciences in more than one front.

 

The contribution of our Department to the University educational mission is significant. For undergraduate students, we take part in teaching both medical and nursing students at an early as well as an advanced stage of their degree plan. Additionally, we offer a Master’s and Doctorate Programs in Clinical Pharmacy for the postgraduate students.

In the research front, the Department has streamlined its activities in the following areas: clinical pharmacokinetics, pharmacogenomics, cardiovascular pharmacology and some aspects of renal toxicology. These research areas were selected to optimize our research effort while complementing the College research activities as well as serve in a better healthcare delivery to patients. The Department members are strongly encouraged to collaborate with colleagues from basic and clinical disciplines and they are keen to have international reach out.

The members of the Department are all efficiently sharing in providing service to the College, the University and the community at large in various activities and occasions at more than one level. Moreover and needless to say, we are willing to offer our expertise whenever needed.

Our commitment to the College and the University together with our determination to continuously enhance our performance is our strength and the drive to excel.

 

Mission & Objectives 

The Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy is committed to academic excellence by pursuing continuous

improvement of its performance in education, research and service activities.

Guided by the Sultan Qaboos University and College of Medicine and Health Sciences future aspirations, the 

Department will pursue the following objectives:

                   

                   · Provide instruction in pharmacology (to undergraduate students) and in clinical pharmacy (to postgraduate students) of the 

                     highest qualityand according to the contemporary professional requirement. Emphasis will be placed on fundamental 

                     scientific concepts necessary for life-long learning and the essential knowledge required for rational, effective,

                     and safe use of drug therapy.

                   · Advance biomedical knowledge through active contribution to high quality research and other scholarly activities, 

                     particularly in areas  relevant to Oman.

                   · Provide high quality service to the College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University and

                     Omani society at large.